This volume examines drug policies and the role of cooperation in the Americas. Many current and former politicians have discussed the failures of the war on drugs and the need for alternative approaches. Uruguay as well as Colorado and Washington have legalized marijuana. The Organization of American states produced a report in 2013 which discussed alternative policy options to the drug war. This work examines the nature of cooperation and drug policies in the twenty-first century in the Americas, highlighting the major challenges and obstacles. The argument is that one country cannot solve drug trafficking as it is a transnational problem. Therefore, the producing, consuming, and transit countries must work together and cooperate.
Lexington Books; December 2014
- ISBN 9780739195987
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- Title: Cooperation and Drug Policies in the Americas
- Author: Roberto Zepeda (ed.); Jonathan D. Rosen (ed.); Marlon Anatol (contrib.); Astrid Arrarás (contrib.); Emily D. Bello-Pardo (contrib.); Lilian Bobea (contrib.); Ted Galen Carpenter (contrib.); Brian Fonseca (contrib.); Jean-Claude Garcia-Zamor (contrib.); Betty Horwitz (contrib.); Mark Kirton (contrib.); Barnett S. Koven (contrib.); Cynthia McClintock (contrib.); Randy Pestana (contrib.); Christa L. Remington (contrib.); Jonathan D. Rosen (contrib.); Peter Watt (contrib.); Coletta A. Youngers (contrib.); Roberto Zepeda (contrib.)
Imprint: Lexington Books
In The Press
The book remains very interesting and [will] certainly attract the attention of researchers working on the problem of illicit drugs in the Americas.
About The Author
Jonathan D. Rosen is research professor at the Institute of International Studies at the Universidad del Mar, Mexico.
Roberto Zepeda is research professor at the Institute of International Studies at the Universidad del Mar, Mexico.